08 Jul '13, 8am

The Bitcoin Integrated With M-Pesa Goes Live In Kenya With Kipochi Ltd

The Bitcoin Integrated With M-Pesa Goes Live In Kenya With Kipochi Ltd

The service will enable Kenyans to receive money transfers from the diaspora in an easier, faster and cheaper way, compared to using banks and money transferring services such as Western Union and MoneyGram. Pelle says Kipochi is a light weight easy to use BitCoin Wallet that allows users to receive and send BitCoin all over the world. Even for people using simple low cost feature phones. He adds that users in remote Kenya will not need to travel to any bank as Kipochi, M-Pesa and BitCoin can together assist the developing countries in creating faster remittances and growth on GDP, M-Pesa currently accounts for 31% of Kenya’s GDP Kipochi works on all mobile phones, having SMS, USSD and HTML5 frontends, as well as a desktop computers. Kipochi is privately owned and has offices in amongst other places Kenya and Nicaragua. Here is his stream on Reddit about Kipochi .

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